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How We Can All Help End World Hunger

Over 800 million people around the world suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. While we’ve made progress, there’s still so much we can all do to help end world hunger.
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Firuzeh Maumoudi: Uniting Iran for Change

Mahmoudi’s success with organizing for Iran and her heart for her home country led her to transition away from environmental activism to create United for Iran, an independent nonprofit focused civil liberties in Iran.
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The New Malaria Vaccine is Poised to Save Millions of Children's Lives

The World Health Organization has approved a malaria vaccine for use in children for the first time. Here's what you need to know about the new malaria vaccine.
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Water Protectors in Standing Rock Are Fighting For a Safer America

At the Standing Rock Reservation between North and South Dakota, a community of Indigenous activists is working to protect water and water systems across the U.S. They are known as Water Protectors: a group of cultural organizers who believe in the sacred nature of water and land. 
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Tilling North St. Louis, Planting for a Healthier Future

Large swaths of St. Louis are without easy access to fresh food and nutritious produce. These “food deserts,” are most often in low-income communities. Organizers, farmers, and nonprofits are using a variety of creative methods to ensure people have access to the food they need
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Period Poverty: Celebrating Efforts to Destigmatize Menstruation and Increase Access to Sanitation Supplies

This movement for menstrual equity has grown in recent years and aims to make sanitary products affordable and accessible and reduce stigma surrounding menstruation. Organizations, activists, and governments are increasingly taking action to solve this problem.
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CT Scans Have Been Saving Lives for 50 Years — Thanks To An Eccentric Engineer at the Beatles’ Record Company

The CT scan has benefited the health of many patients around the world, helping identify tumors and determine if surgery is needed.
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Head of UNAIDS: How COVID-19 Affects the Fight Against HIV/AIDS — and How to Combat Inequities

The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened global inequities. But there are actions we can take to change that.
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Want To Know About Vaccine Rollouts in Africa? Click on a Country Here and Find Out

As we seek vaccine equity around the world, this new tracking tool allows us to monitor our progress.
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These Two Young Entrepreneurs Are Combating Food Waste With Delicious Vegan Cookies

Reyanne Mustafa and Kristian Krugman were working as servers when they noticed how much food restaurants throw away at the end of the day.
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